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20th annual American Sewing Expo set for Sept. 27-29

Once again, the American Sewing Expo will be held at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The 20th anniversary event will be held Sept. 27-29.

Featured will be “accessories, embellishments, one-of-a-kind fabrics and supplies, fashion sewing, fitting, home decorating, machine embroidery, needle arts, quilting, sergers and wearable art. Showgoers will see over 20 exhibits, fashion style shows and sewing challenge competitions. Over 125 exhibitors from 35 states, Australia and Canada will be displaying sewing machines, notions, threads, patterns, yarn, technology, kits, gadgets, embroidery designs, tools and other products,” reads their press release, inpart.  “Techniques and tips will be taught at over 225 seminars, hands-on workshops, demonstration and seminars, including drafting and fitting patterns, professional and industrial sewing techniques, equestrian show costumes and heirlooms.”

Show hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $14, and free for children 15 and younger with a paying adult. One-hour seminars are $14, all-day workshops are $130 and special combination packages are available. Parking is $5.

Suburban Collection Showplace is located at 46100 Grand River Ave., between Novi and Beck Road in Novi.

For more information or to register for a class, visit www.AmericanSewingExpo.com or call (248) 889-3111.